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Re: WTB: CGT "tubular headers" sold by TAP
Mik's Mail wrote:
> I'm looking for a set of the tubular headers once sold by TAP,
> which were designed for the CGT's.
> I phoned TAP today, and they stated they have been sold
> out of these for quite sometime! Big suprise to me!
> Anyone have a set they would be willing to sell?
I priced these many years ago, and they were something ridiculous like
$550. Now, consider the horsepower increase they're likely to give you
for the money. 10hp? 20? For that same $550, you could buy a Schrick cam
or get some nice head work done (I'd go for the latter). Easier and
cheaper solution is to use a 4kQ manifold system. This is good for
10-15hp and can be junkyard accessed for probably $50. You'll have to
make a pipe to join the downpipe and the converter, but it sure won't
"Life is too short to drive boring cars."
Dwight Varnes, insurance appraiser and car nut
1970 124 Spider (restored, mostly)
1986 Audi Coupe GT (bigger engine at machine shop, Schrick in the box,
euro manifold, 4kQ sway bar, rear discs on the way)
1989 VW Jetta GLI 16v (the wife's ride, needs restored)
1984 Nissan 4x4 Pickup (rust never sleeps)
1965 Buick Skylark conv. (more fun than you'd think)